Oct
05

Silver Plated Copper Wire Provides Flake Free Medical Mandrel Wire for Catheter Production

Silver Plated Copper wire provides Flake Free Medical Mandrel Wire for Catheter Production

Ulbrich Specialty Wire Group manufactures silver plated (SPC) and bare precision drawn copper mandrel material for exacting catheter manufacturing applications.  With the addition of silver plated and bare copper to the company’s expanding line of materials, Ulbrich continues to strive to be the one medical supplier for all alloy needs. Our ISO certified facilities and years of working with manufacturers, both large and small, provide solutions for the most difficult design and manufacturing needs.

Our complete in house plating and drawing capabilities allow custom plating thicknesses and diameters based on unique applications. Typical properties of this new silver plated material include elongations of 25% minimum, plating thicknesses of 1.25%, 2%, custom plating options, and a full spectrum of final diameters are available.

Typical finished tolerances:

Diameter Range Tolerance for As Drawn:

Size Range

Diameter Tolerance

0.0200” and below

+/-0.0002”

0.0201” – 0.0399”

+/-0.0003”

0.0400” – 0.0599”     

+/-0.0004”

0.0600” – 0.0799”     

+/-0.0005”

0.0800” and above   

+/-10% DIA

Diameter Range Tolerance for Annealed:

Size Range

Diameter Tolerance

0.0200” and below

+/-0.0002”

0.0201” – 0.0399”

+/-0.0004”

0.0400” – 0.0599”     

+/-0.0005”

0.0600” – 0.0799”     

+/-0.0005”

0.0800” and above   

+/-10% DIA

*Note: Above are standard tolerances. Please contact Sales for custom tolerances.

Spooling and packaging options as standard:

22″ Reel (400 lbs max) diameters above .020″

D-50 (50 lbs max) diameters above .010″ to .025″

D-25 (25 lbs max) diameters up to .030″

*Note: Above are standard spooling options.

Please contact Sales for custom spooling.

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